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Virtual Board Meeting and DEI Speaker Series: “Food for Thought”- Everyone Welcome! [Free; RSVP]
November 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
In an effort to encourage safety and social distancing, your co-op’s Board of Directors will meet virtually on Thursday, November 19th at 6:00 p.m. Please RSVP here by noon on Thursday, November 19th to receive your Zoom link. Your Zoom link will be emailed to you by 12:30pm on the day of the meeting.
Board meetings are generally held on the fourth Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. Early in the agenda, the board reserves space to hear from owners who wish to address the board. Want to contribute to our next Board meeting? Click here and in the subject line put “Owner Comment” and let your voice be heard!
This meeting will start with our “Food for Thought” speaker series presentation! These 20 minute Ted Talk style speeches will take place at the beginning of each board meeting and highlight presenters from diverse and marginalized groups within the Frederick community. Our hope is to center different voices in order to learn about the joys, struggles, and experiences within Frederick and emphasizes our co-op principles of education and concern for community. Due to limited meeting time, there will be no Q&A but contact information will be shared for follow up conversations.
This Thursday’s Food for Thought speaker is Sherry Ayers.
Sherry is a microbiologist for the Food and Drug Administration and member of the Native American Community. She currently serves as a Commissioner for the Maryland Commission on Indian Affairs and chairs the Education committee. Sherry is a past board member of the Baltimore American Indian Center and served as Chairperson for the North Carolina Native American Youth Organization. She has also served on the North Carolina Board of Commission of Indian Affairs as a Student Representative. Sherry is a member of the Lumbee and Cohaire Tribes.